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History Education

Learning in action
Our students learn both in and out of the classroom. A variety of internships, conference opportunities, local museum work, and oral history projects will allow you to work in the community as you build a portfolio of life-long skills. History courses will prepare you to write well, conduct sophisticated research, and synthesize information into coherent oral and written arguments. Education coursework and clinical experiences will prepare you to become a highly-qualified teacher as well as a reflective decision maker.

Why Minot State
Our history graduates meet with success in many fields. Some have gone on to graduate school in history and law, while others are educators in N.D. and beyond. 

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Be inspired . . . earn our history education degree

Employment outlook
A history degree will prepare you for a wide range of careers including law, business, education, public history, and graduate study in history. Our graduates have excellent success finding teaching jobs, especially since the state of North Dakota defines history and social studies as a teach shortage field. History education majors can easily transition into a wide range of other careers, including law, business, education, public history, and graduate study in history.
Experienced faculty
The College of Arts & Sciences provides a fundamental liberal arts education, giving you the knowledge, skills, and values to help you think critically and creatively. The history department features well-qualified faculty who are sought after for their scholarly expertise and contributions to the community. We provide the academic training and field experience you will need for your career.
Get involved
To enhance your classroom learning, you can belong to our student organizations, The League of Social Science and a national history honor society: Phi Alpha Theta - Alpha Xi Xi Chapter.
Student teaching
Extensive hands-on experience prepares our history education majors for success in the classroom.  You’ll graduate ready for certification to teach social studies in grades 5-12, including history, geography, political science, and economics.  Our graduates have great success getting jobs in this high demand area.
Accreditation 
Minot State’s teacher education programs are state and nationally accredited. Minot State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.